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NEW INFO: GPD Investigating Shooting Near School

Greenville police are investigating at least the 4th shooting in the city since Thursday. In fact, there were 3 reported shootings within 24 hours. The latest happened around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday night on Fleming street.

Police say a man was shot while standing on the porch of a home on the corner of Fleming Street and Roosevelt Avenue near Sadie Saulter Elementary School.

The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Shikim Alston, who lives next door. He is in good condition at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Police say other people were on the porch with Alston at the time of the shooting but they say they don't know where the shots came from. Officers say they are not sure if this shooting is related to other recent shootings in Greenville.


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Greenville Police are on the scene of a shooting across the street from Sadie Saulter Elementary School near the intersection of Fleming Street near Roosevelt Avenue. Crime scene tape is up around three homes as officers investigate.

Police say they arrived at the scene just after 9:00p.m. to find a man shot. He was talking to officers and was transported to Pitt County Memorial Hospital. The extent of his injuries is not known.

Police are working to find a suspect, but have not released a description or any suspect information at this time.

We have a reporter at the scene. Stay with WITN News and witn.com for details on this developing story.


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